TD Bank Financial Group Announces New Appointment to Board of Directors

    TORONTO, Aug. 27 /CNW/ - TD Bank Financial Group is pleased to announce
the appointment of Carole Taylor to its Board of Directors. Ms. Taylor resides
in Vancouver and served most recently as Minister of Finance for British
    "We are very happy to have attracted the talent and experience of Carole
to our Board of Directors," said John Thompson, Chairman of the Board, TD Bank
Financial Group. "As we continue to drive forward our vision of being the
better bank every day, Carole's extensive background in business and
government combined with her experience as a seasoned director will bring
strategic value to the Board's deliberations."
    Ms. Taylor currently serves as the Chair of the Federal Finance
Minister's Economic Advisory Council and also serves as a Governor of the
Vancouver Board of Trade.
    Ms. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University
of Toronto and was also appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2001.
The appointment of Ms. Taylor brings the total number of directors to

    About TD Bank Financial Group

    The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as
TD Bank Financial Group. TD Bank Financial Group is the sixth largest bank in
North America by branches and serves approximately 17 million customers in
four key businesses operating in a number of locations in key financial
centres around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking, including
TD Canada Trust and TD Insurance; Wealth Management, including TD Waterhouse
and an investment in TD Ameritrade; U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking
through TD Banknorth and TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank; and
Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD Bank Financial Group also ranks
among the world's leading online financial services firms, with more than 5.5
million online customers. TD Bank Financial Group had CDN$545 billion in
assets on July 31, 2009. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol
"TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

For further information:

For further information: Mohammed Nakhooda, Corporate and Public
Affairs, TD Bank Financial Group, (416) 983-8622,

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